I went to the overall CCAN (Cambridgeshire Community Archives Network) committee meeting in Little Downham, this morning. A lot was discussed and we have great plans for getting our groups together and working on new and exciting ways to keep our archive groups active and interesting. Look out for news on here of events coming up later in the year for groups to part part in, including workshops, training and support! On another note we are very pleased to tell you that CCAN has been nominated for an high profile internet award and has been shortlisted!!!! More news about this coming soon :)
The Cambridgeshire Community Archive Network (CCAN) currently has 48 digital community archives. So far groups have added over 25,000 fascinating records. Explore further by visiting our website www.ccan.co.uk
CCAN Groups are created by people like you and it doesn't cost anything for you to add your material, just get in touch!
If you would like to contribute to any group then click the ‘Apply to be a Contributor’ button to the left of the home page of any of the groups.
You can then begin adding your material to the digital collection. Your contributions will not immediately appear on the site as all contributions are moderated before the site is updated to prevent unsuitable material being published.
CCAN digital collections are created and owned by the communities themselves. Any material added to CCAN collections become available in a digital form on the internet as a not-for-profit educational resource.
The site accepts uploads of images, text, audio (shot sound bites of oral history which can stand alone or be attached to photographs) video and hotspots. Hotspots are a feature allowing information tags to be added to records and links to be made between records.
Should you encounter any difficulties please use the ‘Help’ icon at the top of all pages. If you need further help please contact the group contact found on the Home page or for technical assistance email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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